Active Citizens Fund: Promoting Democratic Participation, Active Citizenship and Human Rights in Lithuania

Deadline: 3 September 2018

The Financial Mechanism Office, the secretariat of the EEA and Norway Grants is seeking a Fund Operator to develop and implement the EEA Grants programme for civil society in Lithuania.

The objective of the Civil Society Programme Area is: ‘Civil society and active citizenship strengthened and vulnerable groups empowered’.

Areas of Support

  • Democracy, active citizenship, good governance and transparency
  • Human rights and equal treatment through combating any discrimination on the grounds of racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation or gender identity
  • Social justice and inclusion of vulnerable groups
  • Gender equality and gender-based violence
  • Environment and climate change

Funding Information

In Lithuania, the allocation to the Active Citizens Fund (the civil society programme) is EUR 9,000,000.

Eligibility Criteria

  • In order to be eligible for the Fund Operatorrole, all organisations submitting a bid (Lead and Co-Bidders) must:
    • Be legal entities in the EEA
    • Be non-governmental, independent of local, regional and central government, political parties and religious institutions
    • Form a consortium
    • Have stable and sufficient sources of finance to maintain their activity throughout the Programme
    • Have experience working with the civil society sector in the beneficiary country
  • In addition, The lead bidder must:
    • Be non-profit making with a non-commercial purpose
  • At least one organisation in the consortium bidder must:
    • Have sufficient re-granting experience
    • Have sufficient experience in strengthening civil society capacity and sustainability

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

For more information, please visit Active Citizens Fund.

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